This is the fourth course designed to prepare students for the doctoral dissertation proposal. It also includes a fourth and final Lab in SPSS/Statistics with a focus on multivariate procedures This seminar helps students integrate the content of methods courses with an emphasis on effective research design, a rigorous analysis plan, the mechanics of reporting research findings, and a 10-page dissertation pre-proposal. Once students complete comprehensive exams, they use the 10-page dissertation pre-proposal to work with a Dissertation Committee Chair and Committee to craft a full dissertation proposal. It includes readings, presentations and active participation. Prerequisite: CED892.